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Thursday, April 26, 2012

North Korea’s Toy Weapons

The Congress Critter who introduced CISPA (passed by the House today) invoked North Korea as justification for shredding the first amendment, privacy and civil liberties. CISPA author Mike Rogers said that CISPA was “needed to prepare for countries like Iran and North Korea so that they don’t do something catastrophic to our networks here in America.” Yet, it's common knowledge that North Korea has no dangerous weapons and parades fake missiles to prove it's lack of military might.
The big, bad, dangerous North Korea actually paraded fake missiles to scare Washington. And it apparently worked since Washington spent so much time hysterically denouncing the country for its pathetic failure of a missile test launch last week. Analysts who have studied photos of a half-dozen ominous new North Korean missiles showcased recently at a lavish military parade say they were fake, and not very convincing ones, casting further doubt on the country’s claims of military prowess. …the weapons displayed April 15 appear to be a mishmash of liquid-fuel and solid-fuel components that could never fly together.
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Judy Morris,
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